REALbasic 4.5 makes creating software fun and easy, improves support for
Mac OS X, adds powerful new graphics and multimedia capabilities.

Macworld Expo – New York – July 17, 2002 – REAL Software announced today
the availability of REALbasic 4.5, the powerful, easy-to-use tool for
creating your own software for Macintosh, Mac OS X, and Windows. This new
version of the award-winning software includes dramatically enhanced
multimedia tools, powerful new graphics capabilities, substantially more
flexible database features, and more productive IDE.

“REALbasic 4.5 is, by far, the best version of REALbasic ever, especially
for Mac OS X users,” said Geoff Perlman, President and CEO of REAL
Software. “We’ve combined what users have been requesting with the
technology we know we need for the future.”

“The increasing adoption of Mac OS X and the growing number of applications
available for the platform presents a strong business proposition for
developers,” said Ron Okamoto, Apple’s vice president of Worldwide
Developer Relations. “We’re excited that REALbasic is creating such a
powerful tool for creating applications for all Mac developers.”

New features and capabilities in REALbasic 4.5 include: new vector graphics
engine; over eighty new functions for QuickTime; more flexible and powerful
ListBox with resizable columns and drag-to-reorder rows; enhanced support
for Mac OS X; plus support for MySQL in the Professional Edition; and more.
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Thousands of people worldwide have developed database systems, utilities,
productivity tools, and games using REALbasic. Whether in business,
education, or science – or just to have fun – anyone can use REALbasic to
create software. Programmers can share their compiled applications for use
with Mac OS 8, Mac OS 9, Mac OS X, and Microsoft Windows 95 through
Windows XP. They can give what they make to anyone, create shareware, or
sell it commercially.

REALbasic pricing starts at $99.95, with upgrades starting at $29.95. REAL
Software offers academic and volume discounts. In addition to US English,
REALbasic is available in Dutch, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, and

About REAL Software:
REAL Software, Inc. was founded in 1996 and is based in Austin, Texas. For
more information visit ( or call 512.328.7325.

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